Database Developer

Database Developer

Database Developers are responsible for planning, managing and maintaining database management systems. The average salary of a Database Developer is $85,042 per annum.

As a Database Developer, you'll customise databases, determine how data should be organised, provide support, and develop security procedures.

Salary range
Average salary $85,042
salary range
$76,160
$85,042
$98,174
Source: SEEK
Projected job growth
18% by 2020
18%
2015
2020
Source: joboutlook.gov.au
Employment by region
The top three regions for employment as a Database Developer are:
NSW
NSW 39.8%
VIC
VIC 25.5%
QLD
QLD 15.5%
Source: joboutlook.gov.au

Key skills required

The top skills for a Database Developer are:
  • Aptitude for technical tasks
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to quickly understand complex problems and devise effective solutions
  • Willing to maintain and update own knowledge of IT content
  • Able to work independently
  • Able to direct and oversee the work of others
Source: myfuture.edu.au
Career pathway planner
Starting out
Starting out

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Moving up in the industry
Moving up in the industry

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